SFI provides the complete FieldServer Gateway Solution
The X40 is arguably the most powerful and flexible industrial protocol translator currently in the market today. What's more, configuration of the X40 is done in a Comma Separated Variable (csv) file format, meaning that no more than a text or spreadsheet editor is required to write the configuration. FieldServer Technologies provides the utility software for loading the configuration and monitoring communications on the FieldServer free of charge! Add to this that the 8 RS-232 ports, 2 RS-485 ports, 2 Ethernet ports and 1 ISA card slot on the hardware provides a platform that is suited for most applications needing a protocol gateway. Of course, the 80+ protocol drivers offered by FieldServer Technologies on this platform is a great bonus too, not to mention the fact that only hardware limitations restrict the driver combinations possible on this platform (and that's not much of a restriction). It's no chore, for example, for the X40 to take Modbus and LonWorks data at the same time and present it to Allen Bradley and Bacnet front ends simultaneously.
For the experienced network integrator, this product is a "must have" as it opens up the field of integration opportunities and provides the flexibility needed to allow incompatible products to communicate with each other.
The X20 is a scaled down version of the X40. While sporting less hardware functionality, the X20 has still managed to maintain most of the processing power and software functionality, making it the ideal solution for customers who need no more than a serial port and an Ethernet port for their gateway application. The FS-B2011 also includes a LonWorks port, which is extremely handy.
SFI offers configuration of the FieldServer as a fixed price service. The customer pays one fixed price for his configuration regardless of point count. Configuration is typically completed within one week of receipt of input information for the configuration. With 11 years of configuration experience, SFI offers the most experienced configuration service around!
FieldServer Technologies has recognized SFI's extensive experience in working with the FieldServer product range by awarding Gordon MacLachlan (Mac) the status of "FieldServer Approved Systems Integrator". This recognition comes as a result of 11 years of experience in supporting customers with their FieldServer installation, and providing network integration services and consultation.
Making FieldServer Integration a pleasant experience is one of several services offered by SFI.
SFI offers six months of free telephonic and email technical support with each FieldServer product or service purchased. Additionally FieldServer support contracts can be purchased from SFI. These contracts are structured to suit the customers needs, so feel free to contact us for details on your application.
Following an agreement with FieldServer Technologies, SFI can now offer FieldServer training to users for whom the regular training class is not appropriate. If it would make more sense to have the training class held at your site, or if the class needs to be customized for your needs (e.g.: Protocol specific training), then we invite you to contact SFI for further details on what we can offer you.